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Job Summary

Responsible for reviewing, editing, and revising the work of writers. Writes as needed for publications and manages writing staff. Supervises the creation of articles, books, magazines, journals, and other content.

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Essential/Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review and revise content written by other writers.
  • Prepare material for books or other publications.
  • Review story ideas proposed by CEO.
  • Delegate articles to staff writers.
  • Review and edit drafts of books and articles and provide commentary to support revision.
  • Correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax.
  • Oversee the production of publications.
  • Review proposals for books.
  • Plan budgets and negotiate contracts with freelance writers.
  • Check copy for style and readability.
  • Review and approve proofs submitted by composing room prior to publication production.
  • Fact-check articles.
  • Carry out research and confirm sources for writers.
  • Discuss projects with artists, typesetters, layout personnel, marketing directors, and production managers.
  • Arrange page layouts of articles, photographs, and advertising.
  • Help writer compose headlines.
  • Prepare final copy for print.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, partners in other countries, board members, external partners, donors and investors.
  • Proficiency in Windows, including MS Word, EXCEL and PowerPoint; fund-raising data management systems knowledge helpful.
  • Ability to conduct research and present data in a succinct and well-written manner.
  • Ability to work independently and with professional discretion.
  • Excellent writing, editing, grammatical, organizational, and research skills.
  • Ability to work with a broad range of people including major donors, Investors, Board members, foundation staff, colleagues of the CEO and staff, and others.


Working Conditions:

  • Due to the confidentiality of the work, the functions of this position should be performed in a private office location.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Duration: Maximum of 6 months contract

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